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Various Capitals and Bases of Roman Columns (Plate 12 of The Magnificence and Architecture of the Romans)

1761
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, pp. 84-85 (1761); Focillon 944

Dimensions

Sheet: 58 x 43.2 cm (22 13/16 x 17 in.) Platemark: 46.5 x 27.5 cm (18 5/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.336

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, upper center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Mrs. W. J. Moore, Lowell, Massachusetts; her gift to the MFA April 12, 1972

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. J. Moore